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Meaning of APOCHROMATIC

Pronunciation:  `apukrow'matik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (optics) corrected for both chromatic and spherical aberration; "an apochromatic lens"
 

APOCHROMATIC is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: corrected
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap`o*chro*mat"ic\, a. [Pref. apo- + chromatic.]
(Optics)
Free from chromatic and spherical aberration; -- said esp. of
a lens in which rays of three or more colors are brought to
the same focus, the degree of achromatism thus obtained being
more complete than where two rays only are thus focused, as
in the ordinary achromatic objective. -- {Ap`o*chro"ma*tism},
n.

 

 

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